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IJPN 2014, 2(1): 63-71 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of problem solving training on depression in nursing students
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Introduction: Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders that its prevalence has been reported to be 10-64% among university students. Due to coping skills to solve problems may differ by individual, their depression is associated with problem-solving deficits. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of Problem solving on depression of nursing student Methods: A quasi-experimental study was conducted among 57 nursing students had condition to enter the study and randomly assigned to either experimental (with 30 students) or control groups(with 27 students). The experimental group received 7sessions (two sessions per week) problem solving training . For the control group did not receive any intervention. one week later, the test beck of both groups was reassessed. The data collection tools were questionnaire, demographic information and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI ).To analyze and collect data, chi-square, ttests and paired t-test were utilized. Results: Findings showed no significant difference in depression variables before the intervention in the both groups (P>0.05) but significant differences were found between post depression mean between experimental and control group (P<0.05). The difference became significant after the intervention in the experimental group (P<0.05). Conclusion: According to this study the problem solving skills in students a positive impact on reducing depression. Learning these skills can lead to mental health promotion, it is Therefore, holding workshops and master classes at the University of Problem solving skills in order to promote mental health and reduce the severity of depressive proposed.
Keywords: depression, problem solving, nursing students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/05/20 | Accepted: 2014/05/20 | Published: 2014/05/20 | ePublished: 2014/05/20
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Effectiveness of problem solving training on depression in nursing students. IJPN. 2014; 2 (1) :63-71
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نشریه روان پرستاری Iranian Journal of  Psychiatric Nursing
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